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Hector Berlioz: Waverley Overture, H.26, Op.1
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Hector Berlioz: Le roi Lear (King Lear) Overture, Op. 4
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Hector Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict, H.138: Overture
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Hector Berlioz: Grande ouverture des Francs-Juges, H.23d
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Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini Overture, H.76a, Op.23

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Sir Alexander Drummond Gibson was a leading British conductor, known especially for late Romantic-era and British music performances. He studied piano at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music, continuing his musical studies at Glasgow University. He won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in London in 1948, as a piano student. While there, he formed and conducted a student orchestra. This convinced the administration to allow him to enter the conducting course. At the Mo... Read more

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